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  1. present participle of pocket


pocketing (plural pocketings)

  1. Material used for making pockets for clothing.
    • 2011, Creative Publishing International, Tailoring: The Classic Guide to Sewing the Perfect Jacket (page 27)
      Avoid stiff pocketings of 100 percent polyester. To reduce bulk, cut linings for patch pockets from lining fabric rather than self-fabric.
  2. A structure resembling a pocket or pouch.
    • 2011, Terry A. Vaughan, ‎James M. Ryan, Mammalogy (page 23)
      Vampire bats are capable of perceiving infrared radiation (heat) through the pocketings in their noseleaves that can allow them to find a feeding spot on their prey that is well supplied with blood vessels.